Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed and Sold by W. Picken, 38, Tavistock-Street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2168

Title: Woman is the comfort of man

First Line: Come listen to my song, I'll not detain you long

Themes:  Marriage - men

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13772

Title: The glasses sparkle

First Line: The glasses sparkle on the board

Themes:  Drinking

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D3: Marriage, married couple, 'matrimonium'
46A17: Working class, labourers
31A25411: Walking arm in arm

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31B52: Drunkenness
25H13: Coast
31A25411: Walking arm in arm
31A27321: Stumbling

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
92C371: Diana as moon-goddess, i.e. Luna (Selene)


Shelfmark: Firth b.26(172)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(4268)

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